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Comedy Central
Mar 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
rid of the clearly obsolete voting rights act of 1965. >> the voting rights act has been the law of the land for nearly half a century helping to ensure that are notes are not -- minorities are not denied the right to vote. the law requires states with a history of discrimination to get federal approval before changing how they conduct elections. >> jon: like if you want a loan but have a history of bad credit you may need extra documentation or get a cosigner or if you want to move near a school and you are a sex offender, you have to thrawn by someone. [laughter] shelby county, alabama s leading the charge to strike what they consider to be an unfair provision of the voting rights act. they are hoping to become the jackie robinson's of people who historically disenfranchised people like jackie robinson. >> today shelby county alabama challenged the law at the supreme court. >> the america that elected barack obama is not the america of our parents and grandparents. >> jon: it's a completely different america. we have cell phones now and things cost more than a nickle. coca-cola
Comedy Central
Mar 21, 2013 1:00am PDT
. - lived in an apartment on those va grants. - oh, long johnson. - i have five sons, five daughters-in-law... - oh, long johnson. - 16 grandkids, and they're the joy of my life. - you were wrong, and you didn't. - oh, long johnson. - it's not gonna be the most attractive thing-- - oh, long johnson. - you know, it took me 10 or 12 years to figure out-- - oh, long johnson. [applause] - foxtrot standing by at position alpha. - copy, foxtrot. let's fly in the goods, tango. - [muffled] - standing by in three seconds. two, one. go, cartman. - let's do this. [dramatic music] ♪ [applause] - cartman? go, cartman. - come on, dude. hurry. - no. no! i won't do it. i won't do it, do you hear me? i'm better than this. and to hell with you, mister kitty! you're a bad kitty! bad! bad kitty! it's time somebody stood up and did the right thing. [snaps fingers] [dramatic music] - yeah, do it, cartman. - ♪ all right, football night ♪ ♪ what do you do? ♪ get out your camera and a boobie or two ♪ - wow! - ♪ you got to get serious ♪ - have you ever seen faith hilling that good? - ♪ come on, eve
Comedy Central
Mar 19, 2013 11:00pm PDT
and one block away we're considering getting rid of the pillar of american civil rights law and that happens at the same time at the same place and nobody's head explodes. i think the voting rights acted is really, really important. it's not so old that it seems like it doesn't aply. when i wanted to talk to somebody about it i talked to john lewis who was nearly killed on a bridge in selma less than a week before president johnson formed a session of congress to talk about what they did to the man in selma. john lewis is still in congress. there's no camera. we never get footage of what happens in there. it's weird to see antonin scalia in person. weird. >> jon: does he. i only read some of the transcripts of what he was saying. he was saying we've got to get rid of this because it's one of last invest yijs of racial preference. >> he said when congress reupped they looked into whether or not it was still necessary. ten months of debate, 21 hearings, 15,000 pages of evidence and in the senate they voted 98-0, yeah we still need but he said, yeah what does that vote mean. >>
Comedy Central
Mar 20, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of terrorists remains consistent with our laws and system of check and balances but that our efforts are more transparent to the american people and to the world. >> jon: starting with our nuclear codes. 4-13-8 -- now, some americans want to change the codes. he will be asked the security question what hospital were you born in? it's me and the answer, of course, nairobi memorial. wait, hold on! so -- the republicans want information on the benghazi attack which the white house says is pointless. the democrat s wan to know the legal justification for the drone killing which the president says is totally legitimate. it's clear what the president is going to do next. >> the norkts reports the -- "new york times" reports they are cooperating. rather than agreeing with democrats to release classified information on the legal just fictions involved in the targeted killing drone program. >> jon: what? do you remember the state of the union with the promise of transparency on the drones. the state of the union speech promises are supposed to be slightly more durable than new year's resolutions. it's
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